Creola, Alabama

Creola is a small city in Mobile County, Alabama, in the southern part of the state, and has a population of 1,926 people. Mobile is the County Seat of Mobile County. The mayor of Creola is Don Nelson, and City Hall is located on Old Highway 43.

City of Creola
9615 Old Highway 43
Creola, AL 36525

City of Creola Facebook Page

In the year 2016, there were no rapes or murders in Creola. There were 12 assaults and 1 robbery. There were also 12 reported burglaries, 30 reported thefts, and 11 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 286.6, which is comparable to the United States national crime rate of 276.7. As of March 2018, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Creola.

Creola, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 66 total crimes reported in Creola in the year 2016, giving the city a crime rate of 3,366 per 100,000 persons. This is comparable to the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons, but higher than the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Thefts and property crime are the most common crimes in Creola.

The Creola Police Department is located on Dead Lake Road, and the Chief of Police is Frank Hammond.

Creola Police Department
190 Dead Lake Road
Creola, AL 36525

The larger police department in the area is the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, which is headed by Sheriff Sam Cochran, and is located on South Royal Street in Mobile. There are multiple divisions within the sheriff’s office, including administrative services, field operations, support services, and corrections.

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office
510 South Royal Street
Mobile, AL 36603

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Sam Cochran, Sheriff

The Mobile County Metro Jail is managed by the sheriff’s office and typically houses about 1,500 inmates each day. The jail is located on St. Emanuel Street. Noah Price Oliver is the Warden of the jail. Visitation times are between 8 am and 11 am, and 2 pm to 5 pm. To find out the visitation days, call 251-574-4734. Appointments must be made for visitation one week in advance.

Mobile County Metro Jail
450 St Emanuel St
Mobile, AL 36601

Mobile County Warrants can be viewed online.

Open Records Requests should be submitted to the City Clerk’s office. Mary Brown is the current City Clerk.

Mary Brown, City Clerk
9615 Old Highway 43
Creola, AL 36525